Community Writing Center

A Story is Born  

A Story Is Born: Writing Birth Stories
All parents have memorable stories to tell about the birth of their children. Whether it’s been weeks or years since you gave birth/participated in birth, this workshop will give you an opportunity to preserve your memories and honor your experience. Join SLCC English Professor Marlena Stanford to write about this life-changing experience.

1-part workshop
May 2 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $15
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
or click here


30 Poems in 30 Days

The SLCC Community Writing Center is kicking off National Poetry Writing Month with our annual 30 day poem contest. We invite you all to partake in our 30 poems in 30 days challenge. Spring is almost into full fruition. Blossoms, sunflowers, and flora will flourish and so will creativity and everyone’s prowess in: poetry, haikus, and sonnet—you name it. Submissions are due Friday, May 1st. 

Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
or click here

Day 28: Write a poem with strong imagery.

Click here for an archive of previous prompts

Click Here for Contest Guidelines


    The SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) supports, motivates and educates people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression.In addition to an open space available for writing, we provide opportunities to enhance writing abilities through such programs as  Writing CoachingWriting Workshops, the DiverseCity Writing Series, Salt Lake Teens Write, and Community Writing Partners. Recipient of the 2012 Mayors Artist Award and the 2012 League of Innovations Award. Click here for a brief history of the CWC. These programs are open to all Salt Lake area residents.

Note: If you are an SLCC Student working on an academic assignment, please visit the Student Writing Center.

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